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Goudeau Early Origins



The surname Goudeau was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Goudeau Spelling Variations


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Goudeau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouda, Goudas, Goude, Goudes, Gouds, Goudda, Gouddas, van Gouda and many more.

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Goudeau Early History


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Goudeau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goudeau research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1582 is included under the topic Early Goudeau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goudeau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goudeau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goudeau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goudeau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goudeau (post 1700)



  • Morgan Goudeau, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1986
  • Morgan III Goudeau, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956

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    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
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    The Goudeau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goudeau Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2015 at 10:55.

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